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GhostBSD 20.08.04 Now Available

I am happy to announce the availability of GhostBSD 20.08.04. This release comes with kernel, OS and software application updates. We updated the MATE desktop to 1.24.0.

A new interesting feature is the boot environment backup before updates.

Issue and Feature completed:

Pull Request Open and merged:

To upgrade if not done already:

uname -U should output 1201519

sudo pkg update -f
sudo pkg upgrade -f

Note: If you do your packages upgrade with pkg or Update Station, you are up to date.

Where to download:

All images checksum, hybrid ISO(DVD, USB) and torrent are available here:

https://www.ghostbsd.org/download

For writing an iso to a USB stick:

On BSD

dd if=GhostBSD-20.08.04.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=4m

On Linux

dd if=GhostBSD-20.08.04.iso of=/dev/sdc bs=4M

On Mac

dd if=GhostBSD-20.08.04.iso of=/dev/disk2 bs=10240

Quick fix release GhostBSD 20.04.1

This quick release is to fix the setup of NVIDIA driver on the installed system. The NVIDIA driver was not setup properly in the ISO build. Sorry for the inconvenient to our NVIDIA users.

What got fixed since 20.04

  • Fixed the loading of NVIDIA driver after the installation

To upgrade:

No upgrade is needed

Where to download:

All images checksum, hybrid ISO(DVD, USB) and torrent are available here:

https://www.ghostbsd.org/download

For writing an iso to a USB stick:

On BSD

dd if=GhostBSD-20.04.1.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=4m

On Linux

dd if=GhostBSD-20.04.1.iso of=/dev/sdc bs=4M

On Mac

dd if=GhostBSD-20.04.1.iso of=/dev/disk2 bs=10240

Find a bug?

Please, before reporting a bug, make sure there is no related bug reported. Here is the information where to report bugs: https://www.ghostbsd.org/Support/Bugs_%26_Feature_Request. If you need help, please visit https://forums.ghostbsd.org or https://t.me/ghostbsd.

GhostBSD 20.04 Now Available

I am happy to announce the availability of GhostBSD 20.04, but first thanks to all people that gave feedback and reported issues. We fixed a couple of problems that were found in 20.03. This release comes with kernel and OS updates and numerous software applications updates and many improvements like replacing gnome-mount and hald with FreeBSD devd and Vermaden automount which make auto mounting and unmounting of external device way more stable and supports more filesystems.

What has changed and got fixed since 20.03

  • Fixed ZFS forced 4k option on ZFS full disk installation
  • Added 4k to default when creating ZFS partition with the installer partition editor
  • Fixed pool cleanup when deleting ZFS partition with the installer partition editor
  • Replaced gnome-mount and hald with FreeBSD devd and Vermaden automount
  • Fixed update manager weird loop
  • Fixed duplicate software repository config
  • Updated installer slide
  • Improved auto-create partition
  • Added boot loader option to disable syscons for AMD/Radeon GPUs
  • Added boot loader option to disable boot mute
  • Changed NetworkMgr to set SYNCDHCP by default
  • Made Software Station progress bar more predominant
  • Changed config to configure X and boot directly to the desktop on the installation
  • Added ability to the installer to set hw.syscons.disable=1 if disable syscons is selected when booting livecd
  • Fixed ntpd service

To upgrade if not done already:

uname -U should output 1201513

sudo pkg update -f
sudo pkg upgrade -f

Note: If you do your packages upgrade with pkg or Update Station, you are up to date.

Where to download:

All images checksum, hybrid ISO(DVD, USB) and torrent are available here:

https://www.ghostbsd.org/download

For writing an iso to a USB stick:

On BSD

dd if=GhostBSD-20.04.iso of=/dev/da0 bs=4m

On Linux

dd if=GhostBSD-20.04.iso of=/dev/sdc bs=4M

On Mac

dd if=GhostBSD-20.04.iso of=/dev/disk2 bs=10240

Feedback

Is there anything you can help with or get involved in? Maybe you want to discuss your experiences or ask us some questions? If so, please contact us on Telegram https://t.me/ghostbsd and GhostBSD Forums.

Find a bug?

Please, before reporting a bug, make sure there is no related bug reported. Here is the information where to report bugs: https://www.ghostbsd.org/Support/Bugs_%26_Feature_Request. If you need help, please visit https://forums.ghostbsd.org or https://t.me/ghostbsd.

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